Nanaimo News Bulletin

UPDATE: Another COVID-19 case found as part of NRGH outbreak

Four patients tested positive for the virus in NRGH's high-intensity rehab unit

  • Apr 14, 2021

Vancouver Island Symphony concludes season with salute to Spanish strings

'Spain and Strings' is final concert in live-streamed 'Symphony from your Sofa' series

  • Apr 14, 2021

Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets

Neighbour says bullets hit caretaker's RV and shattered a glass panel on his deck

  • Apr 13, 2021

City of Nanaimo looks at increasing downtown security

Council members will consider allocating $400,000, and as much as $1.45 million in 2021 and 2022

Five-foot-tall letters spelling out ‘Nanaimo’ coming to Maffeo Sutton Park

$50,000-project expected to be installed by the end of April

  • Apr 13, 2021

Man’s 300-kilometre walk commemorates Korean War battle

Guy Black walking from Tofino to Langley to honour veterans

Nanaimo man guilty of manslaughter sentenced to serve another two years

John Albert Buchanan sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo for death of Richard Sitar

Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago

Man, now 71, gets nine-month sentence for abuse of friend's daughter

  • Apr 13, 2021

Police: mental health crisis likely in car driven through Saanich Walmart wall

Man in his early 20s drove through a parkade wall, no serious injuries reported

  • Apr 13, 2021

UPDATE: 16-year-old Nanaimo boy located safe

Teen had been reported missing last week and it was thought he may have left town

  • Apr 13, 2021

UPDATE: Nanaimo man has been located and is safe

Friends, family were extremely concerned for 37-year-old's safety and well-being

  • Apr 13, 2021

Nanaimo teen arrested a day after allegedly assaulting and bullying victim

Teen taken into custody after wielding weapon and threatening driver at scene of car crash

  • Apr 12, 2021

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district gets started on new budget amid unknowns

Ministry's per-student funding increase doesn't fully cover pay raises for teachers and support staff

Orcas near the beach thrill whale watchers in Lantzville

Jagged-finned orca named Chainsaw and 17 others spent hours off Sebastion Beach this weekend

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest

Reservations being accepted as Green Point Campground scheduled to open May 1

  • Apr 12, 2021

PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard

Pair of Vancouver Island restaurant owners share thoughts and advice

  • Apr 12, 2021

Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure

12 members from 19 Wing Comox involved in Op Caribbe

  • Apr 12, 2021

Vancouver Island University holds first Anti-Racism Arts Festival

Three-day online event to feature visual arts, performance, film and poetry

  • Apr 12, 2021

Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years

Judge bans three men from fishing or holding a fishing licence anywhere in Canada

  • Apr 12, 2021

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Attack on dog shows raccoons can be nasty creatures

We had to take our black lab to the emergency vet for treatment, says letter writer

  • Apr 11, 2021